Category Archives: Sweet

Pepparkaka Hus – Alias Gingerbread House!

If you’re dealing with your compulsive Xmas shopping and, like me, you started a month ahead but find yourself facing the fact that as of today you have zero presents left because you couldn’t keep the surprise and you had

Pepparkaka Hus – Alias Gingerbread House!

If you’re dealing with your compulsive Xmas shopping and, like me, you started a month ahead but find yourself facing the fact that as of today you have zero presents left because you couldn’t keep the surprise and you had

Chocolate ‘Marmite’ and the Geneva Tradition of L’Escalade

Once upon a time in 1602, during the longest night of the year (between the 11th and the 12th of December),  the forces of the Duke of Savoy launched an attack on the city-state of Geneva. According to Genevois legend,

Chocolate ‘Marmite’ and the Geneva Tradition of L’Escalade

Once upon a time in 1602, during the longest night of the year (between the 11th and the 12th of December),  the forces of the Duke of Savoy launched an attack on the city-state of Geneva. According to Genevois legend,

Peach and Amaretti Verrine

Today I prepared a nice – and absolutely invented – last-minute pumpkin cake to bring over to a friend for brunch.You will not read about this recipe here. Today it was one of these days when nothing is going particularly

Peach and Amaretti Verrine

Today I prepared a nice – and absolutely invented – last-minute pumpkin cake to bring over to a friend for brunch.You will not read about this recipe here. Today it was one of these days when nothing is going particularly

Apple and Raspberry Crumble

Sunday baking…Sunday no levure in my kitchen so no cake… It’s raining and moving towards autumn and I really felt like baking a massive apple, yogurt and nuts cake, but I had to give up as everything is shut here

Apple and Raspberry Crumble

Sunday baking…Sunday no levure in my kitchen so no cake… It’s raining and moving towards autumn and I really felt like baking a massive apple, yogurt and nuts cake, but I had to give up as everything is shut here

Spekkoek – Layers and Layers…

My kitchen is too small – tiny to be precise – to attempt any cooking in this incredibly roasting Swiss summer but it doesn’t mean that I can’t try new delicious things! I got this very special Dutch cake from

Spekkoek – Layers and Layers…

My kitchen is too small – tiny to be precise – to attempt any cooking in this incredibly roasting Swiss summer but it doesn’t mean that I can’t try new delicious things! I got this very special Dutch cake from

Rhubarb and Almond Tart

Also ‘kindly’ nicknamed by my Mum: pizza with würstel! YEP! You got it right my adorable mamma- who cooks way better than me – when I texted her the photos of this cake, decided that it looked like a pizza

Rhubarb and Almond Tart

Also ‘kindly’ nicknamed by my Mum: pizza with würstel! YEP! You got it right my adorable mamma- who cooks way better than me – when I texted her the photos of this cake, decided that it looked like a pizza

Almeta’s 4S Spring Strawberries and Spinach Salad

In this Spring that has turned into Autumn and in this Summer that seems will never come, I saw one ray of sunshine – freezing temperature thoug – and I immediately took advantage of it to make this incredible salad! My

Almeta’s 4S Spring Strawberries and Spinach Salad

In this Spring that has turned into Autumn and in this Summer that seems will never come, I saw one ray of sunshine – freezing temperature thoug – and I immediately took advantage of it to make this incredible salad! My